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Hong Kong Police Pepper-Spray Pregnant Woman, Drive Motorcycle into Crowd

November 12, 2019No Comments

A Hong Kong police officer was caught on video Tuesday repeatedly blasting a pregnant woman in the face with pepper spray for no apparent reason. Another police officer was suspended over a viral video from Monday that showed him deliberately ramming h…

Chinese State Media Urges Hong Kong Police to ‘Shoot Down the Rioters’

November 12, 2019No Comments

Communist Chinese media on Tuesday praised the Hong Kong police for their “restraint” in dealing with “radical protesters” – even though the island is currently boiling with outrage over the death of a student and the caught-on-video shooting of a prot…

Xi Jinping: China’s Communist Party Needs Tight ‘Grips’ on Military

November 12, 2019No Comments

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday told his Central Military Committee (CMC) that it will be essential for the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to keep tight “grips” on the military as it grows and decentralizes to deal with the fast pace of modern mi…

Company with Ties to Chinese Communist Party Buys One Third of British Steel Industry

November 11, 2019No Comments

The Jingye Group, a company with ties to the Chinese Communist Party, has agreed to purchase British Steel for 70 million pounds ($90m).

Chinese State Media Claim Protesters Set Man on Fire in Hong Kong

November 11, 2019No Comments

Chinese state media published a graphic video on Monday showing a man doused in liquid and set on fire in Hong Kong, claiming — citing the Hong Kong police force — that protesters set him on fire for defending the Communist Party.

Hong Kong Police Shoot Protesters at Close Range

November 11, 2019No Comments

Hong Kong police fired both tear gas and live rounds at protesters on Monday. One of the protesters was hit in the chest or abdomen by a live bullet fired at point-blank range by a uniformed police officer, resulting in immediate public outrage and eve…

China Tells Mike Pompeo to Address His ‚Incorrect‘ Cold War Thinking

November 11, 2019No Comments

China has accused U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of „outdated Cold War thinking“ after the diplomat warned that China posed a fundamental threat to Western democratic freedoms.

Hong Kongers Rally After Police Arrest Pro-Democracy Politicians

Hong Kong (AFP) — Hong Kong police said Saturday they have arrested three pro-democracy lawmakers over a brawl in parliament, deepening the city’s crisis a day after the death of a student sent tensions soaring.

Trump’s China Tariffs Help Taiwan and China’s Neighbors

November 8, 2019No Comments

Imports from Taiwan and other Asian nations are jumped higher while the U.S. put pressure on China’s economy

Hong Kong Protesters Cry ‚Revenge‘ After Mysterious Death of College Student

November 8, 2019No Comments

Tens of thousands of people reportedly took to the streets of Hong Kong Friday after a 22-year-old student died following a mysterious fall near the vicinity of a protest site.